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Recipe Corner: Roasting a Whole Chicken

I will be completely honest.  I have struggle with whether or not I want to share this particular recipe/trick.  It’s a favorite of mine and I love being able to wow people when you pull out a whole roasted chicken that looks and smells amazing. However, it is such a simple thing to do, I… Continue reading Recipe Corner: Roasting a Whole Chicken

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Five Friday Favorites: Names of God

Honey.  Mom.  Stac.  Friend.  Ed.  Sister. These are a few of the names that I answer to on a regular basis.  There are several more.  Some are used daily and some are used only on special occasions.  Each one is used in specific circumstances or by specific people to denote a certain aspect of my… Continue reading Five Friday Favorites: Names of God

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Essential Oils: Real or Fad?

I’m sure that by this point, you’ve heard of essential oils.  If someone in your immediate circle hasn’t started using them or talked about them, then your neighbor’s cousin or your kid’s BFF’s mother has said something about them.  They are pretty much everywhere. There’s a good reason for that.  They work.  And they’re kind… Continue reading Essential Oils: Real or Fad?

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Inside Out, Emotions, and the Logos

Ah, emotional health.  I thought about skipping this one.  Or finding a new topic for this week.  But since I’ve already talked about spiritual health and mental health, I figured I’d need to tackle the emotional at some point (tune in next week for physical health!) Purely for research purposes, I watched Disney’s Inside Out… Continue reading Inside Out, Emotions, and the Logos

Frivolity

Five Friday Favorites: Love

Today, we're talking about love, which is great since my favorite holiday is coming up:  Discount chocolate day, aka the day after Valentines Day.  However, since Valentines does have to happen for the chocolate to be discounted, I thought it would be fun to spend a little time on the main way we celebrate that holiday.… Continue reading Five Friday Favorites: Love

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Liturgical Living: Lent

I have a bit of a confession.  I love liturgy and the liturgical calendar.  Why is this shocking?  I’m technically not “liturgical,” meaning I worship at a church/tradition that doesn’t observe the liturgical year formally.  I don’t adhere to the liturgical calendar strictly, but I do believe that there are a few things that non-liturgicals… Continue reading Liturgical Living: Lent